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ABSIP is funding bursary scheme for well deserving candidates studying towards various degrees in the broader commerce and finance at the University of Johannesburg, the University of Pretoria and the University of Witwatersrand. Four South African students are awarded bursary. Bursary is awarded on the basis of academic merit and financial need. Students must have good academic record at the school level or at least a second class pass in the university studies. The application deadline is 31st January 2014.

Study Subject(s): The bursary is awarded in commerce and finance at any recognized South African university.

Course Level: The bursary is awarded to students studying towards various degrees in the broader commerce and finance at the University of Johannesburg, the University of Pretoria and the University of Witwatersrand.

Scholarship Provider: ABSIP

Scholarship can be taken at: South Africa

Eligibility: The bursary scheme is only open to historically disadvantaged individuals to help ABSIP achieve its strategic objective of promoting careers in the financial services sector as a profession within the black communities and also of facilitating growth in the demographic representation of black professionals in the core strategic areas of the financial services sector.

-The relevant course of study for an ABSIP bursary is commercial degree or a related discipline however a course of study that is considered critical or in short supply to the broader South African economy will also be considered.

Scholarship Open for Students of Following Countries: South African applicants are eligible for this bursary.

Scholarship Description: One of ABSIP mission statements reads: “To build leaders that shape the future of the Financial Services industry and the broader economy”. To accomplish this mission statement, a pool of candidates with the relevant training, education and skill set, is a basic requirement out of which leaders will be developed. To this end, ABSIP has put together a bursary scheme for well deserving candidates to further their studies at any recognized South African university.

Number of award(s): Four students are selected.

Duration of award(s): Not Known

What does it cover? ABSIP awarded a full tuition bursary to one student studying towards an actuarial science degree at the University of Pretoria. A further four students have been selected to receive the ABSIP bursary of R50 000 each in 2013.The ABSIP bursary committee based their selection of the students on a combination of academic merit and financial need.

Selection Criteria: The bursary is designed to offer financial assistance based on academic merit and financial need. The academic merit involves having achieved a good academic record at the school level or at least a second class pass in the university studies.

Notification: Not Known

How to Apply: The mode of applying is electronically or faxed.

Scholarship Application Deadline: The deadline for applications is 31st January 2014.

Further Official Scholarship Information and Application

Source: ABSIP Bursary in Commerce and Finance for South African Students, 2014

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